The use of ftp and html add flexibility to manage the ASM environment, here a brief description of how to implement this configuration.
ASM XDB CONFIGURATION
Xdb configuration enable the possibility to use FTP from an ftp session on unix or through a browser on Windows.
Files can be easily moved in/out from ASM this way
It also provides an http interface to easily browse through ASM directories in a graphic environement.
Please follow the below steps:
1) Follow the Note: 243554.1 "How to Deinstall and Reinstall XML Database (XDB)" to install the XDB, if not ready.
2) Configure the FTP and HTTP ports of XDB using:
4) Restart the database and the listener :
sqlplus '/ as sysdba'
> shutdown immediate
lsnrctl stop <LISTENER NAME>
lsnrctl start <LISTENER NAME>
5) Connect to the ftp as follows:
OS> ftp -n
open testdb1 2100
user system xxxx